Stormzy wins top Brit award… and wins over Labour MPs

22 February 2018

Watch: The grime artist closed the show with what Jeremy Corbyn called 'a powerful performance'.

Brexit minister Steve Baker takes a drubbing from Andrew Neil

21 February 2018

Watch: Baker was taken to task over claims by fellow Tory MPs that Jeremy Corbyn has betrayed his country.

David Singleton: David Davis' 'Mad Max' speech was a double whammy PR disaster

21 February 2018

The Brexit secretary's main achievement was to get people talking about how much of a disaster Brexit might be.

Ben Geiger: Improving welfare tests should not be beyond the wit of ministers

20 February 2018

The Work Capability Assessment is broken – here's how work and pensions secretary Esther McVey could fix it.

Lucy Morrell: What’s behind the pessimism over our political leaders?

14 February 2018

Theresa May is seen as a ‘Thatcher wannabe’ while voters question Jeremy Corbyn's ability to deliver.

George Pascoe-Watson: Theresa May is about to embrace her inner robot

25 January 2018

The PM has told her team that she wants Britain to be the world capital of Artificial Intelligence.

James Frayne: Esther McVey is the Tory minister to keep tabs on

22 January 2018

The new work and pensions secretary is hated by the left but has the potential to be extremely popular amongst certain voters.

Politics on the small screen: the verdict on the BBC's Collateral

19 February 2018

John Simm plays a Labour MP in David Hare’s drama. But is his character just 'a sexed-up Corbyn'?

Book review: Fighters and Quitters

9 February 2018

For aficionados of political theatre, Theo Barclay’s run-through of great resignations is a surefire box office smash.

Book review: Behind Diplomatic Lines

6 February 2018

Patrick R H Wright documents the obsessions of Margaret Thatcher and has some wonderful observations about her ministers.